Manuel Akanji Net Worth

Swiss-born center-back Manuel Akanji presently competes for both the Swiss national team and the English club Manchester City. He has a net worth of $5 million.

In this article, we are going to learn about Manuel Akanji’s net worth, salary, earnings, biography, and many more.

About Manuel Akanji

A defender for Premier League club Manchester City and the Switzerland national team, Manuel Obafemi Akanji was born in Switzerland on July 19, 1995.

Akanji, a Neftenbach native, started his youth career with the neighborhood team in Wiesendangen. After switching teams in May 2007, Akanji played for FC Winterthur’s Under-18 team and later their second team as a member of their youth squad.


Akanji’s transfer to Basel for the 2015–16 Super League season was announced on April 15, 2015. On September 26, 2015, against FC Lugano, he entered the game as a substitute to make his Swiss Super League debut.

On January 15, 2018, Akanji moved to Borussia Dortmund during the winter transfer window for an alleged cost of 18 million euros. He agreed to a four-and-a-half-year deal that ran until June 2022. 

On September 1, 2022, Akanji signed a contract with Premier League champions Manchester City that would keep him there through 2027 for a rumored £15 million.

Five days later, he started his first game for City, a 4-0 victory over Sevilla on the road in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League.

Akanji participated in the UEFA Nations League Finals in May 2019, where his team took fourth place. He was selected for the national team in 2021 in preparation for UEFA Euro 2020.

 On September 24, 2022, Akanji scored his first goal for his country’s senior team against Spain in a 2-1 UEFA Nations League triumph. On December 7, 2022, Portugal defeated Switzerland 6-1 in the FIFA World Cup 2022, with Akanji scoring the lone goal for Switzerland.

Manuel Akanji’s Net Worth and Earnings

As of 2023, the Swiss professional footballer Manuel Akanji has a net worth of $5 million. He made most of this money from his football career by playing in both the international world cup and his club.


The center-back signed a contract with Manchester City in September 2022 that will pay him a staggering sum of 9 million euros (7.9 million pounds) annually. 


He does not have many brand deals or endorsements at this moment. Currently, he is endorsed by Puma and wears puma cleats.

Quick Facts 

Full Name Manuel Obafemi Akanji
Nickname Obafemi
Born 19 July 1995
Debut 2013
Height 1.86 m
Weight 90 kg
Age 27 years old
Birthplace Neftenbach, Switzerland
Religion Christian
Nationality Swiss
Net Worth $5 million
Marital Status Married
Father name Abimbola Akanji
Mother name Isabel Akanji
Instagram Handle obafemi.5


On a gorgeous day in Mallorca, Spain, Manu wed his sweetheart Melanie Windler. He is married to her since 2019. Our young man keeps himself somewhat well-groomed, and his lovely spouse looks extremely exquisite in her snow-white attire.

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Manuel Akanji was born on 19 July 1995 and as of 2023, he is 27 years old.

Height And Weight

He stands 6 feet 1 inches tall and weighs around 90 kg.

Career stats

National team Year Apps Goals
Switzerland 2017 4
2018 9
2019 9
2020 3
2021 13
2022 9 2
2023 2
Total 49 2


No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 24 September 2022 La Romareda, Zaragoza, Spain Spain 1–0 2–1 2022–23 UEFA Nations League A
2 6 December 2022 Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail, Qatar Portugal 1–4 1–6 The 2022 FIFA World Cup

Faqs About Manuel Akanji

When did he start playing professionally?

His professional debut was in 2013.

Which club does he play for now?

He currently plays for Manchester City F.C.

What position does he play?

He plays as a defender.

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